Lao morning news for September 14

Lao morning news for September 14
Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes |

Lao PDR morning newsTemple donates RM20,000 to Laos flood victims
DEVOTEES from Thai Buddhist Chetawan Temple in Petaling Jaya rallied together to collect RM20,000 in donations for flood victims in Laos.
— The Star Online

Cambodia to withdraw troops as Laos, Cambodia agree on ways to resolve border dispute
Cambodia will withdraw troops from the disputed Laos-Cambodia border area by 5 pm today, Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen announced here yesterday.
— Vietiane Times

Lao Government and Viet Phuong to build bauxite and alumina factory in Laos
Vietnam News reported that the Lao Government and Vi?t Ph??ng Group from Vi?t Nam signed a contract for exploiting and processing bauxite ore and building an alumina factory in Laos’ Sekong province.
— SteelGuru

Laos drops visa for Koreans
Lao PDR has extended visa-free travel to South Korean visitors for up to 30 days.
— TTR Weekly

Cambodian NGOs Reject Invitation to Regional Forum on Proposed Lao Dams
A Cambodian coalition of NGOs dedicated to raising public awareness about the risks associated with dams on the Mekong River said Thursday that it will boycott a regional stakeholder forum for two proposed hydropower projects in Laos because its concerns were ignored by the organizing body.
— Radio Free Asia

Development of hydropower ‘must be safe’, PM tells World Economic Forum
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday that the development of hydroelectricity dams in Laos must be safe and environmentally friendly.
— Vietiane Times

Laos shares cultural experiences at China-Asean forum
Laos is raising its profile by highlighting its cultural assets on regional and international stages, with Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Mr Savankhone Razmountry yesterday sharing experiences and lessons learnt at a regional forum held in China.
— Vietiane Times

Cross-border national park management cooperation explored
The National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department is exploring opportunities to work with its partners in neighbouring countries to step up efforts to protect national parks with transboundary features.
— The Nation

Lao, Chinese Museums Enhance Cooperation
The Lao National Museum has inked an agreement with the Nanning Museum of the People’s Republic’s of China to strengthen cooperation.
— Lao News Agency

Lao PDR flood emergency
“I just remember water coming into my home and people shouting,” says Khao Yai, 12. “I don’t really remember much after that. We just had to go right away, we left everything.”
— UNICEF (media release)

WEF: PM Thongloun Highlights Challenges Of Industry 4.0 Revolution
Addressing the 27th World Economic Forum ASEAN held in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sep 12, PM Thongloun Sisoulith raised challenges and opportunities amid era of industry 4.0 revolution that Laos and other ASEAN members are facing as well as the country’s preparation for handling such challenges over years to come.
— Lao News Agency

Laos drafts law to regulate railway development
Lao policy-makers are drafting a law that provides guidelines for the efficient development of a railway network and its commercial operation, to maximize the benefits of rail transport and drive socio-economic development.
— Xinhua

Rising Inequality in Laos
Rising inequality in both rich and poor countries has attracted attention from economists, politicians, International Monetary Fund and even the Pope.
— Asia Dialogue

Lao Party delegation visits DPRK for 70th anniversary celebrations
A delegation from the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) visited the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) this week to attend the celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the country’s founding on National Day.
— Vietiane Times

Deputy PM Attends 15th China-ASEAN Expo
Deputy Prime Minister Somdy Douangdy has attended the 15th China-ASEAN Expo held in Nanning, China’s Guangxi Province between Sep 12 and 15.
— Lao News Agency

 

Feature photo Clay Gilliland

 

Find our previous morning news feature photos in the AEC News Today Morning News Feature Photos gallery where you will find a pictorial display of daily life throughout the Asean Economic Community (AEC).

Lao morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Lao PDR news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities. It is published M-F by AEC News Today: Governance, not government; policies not politics.

 

The following two tabs change content below.

Stella-maris Ewudolu

Journalist at AEC News Today
Stella-maris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Education from Ebonyi State University, Nigeria in 2005. Between November 2010 and February 2012 she was a staff writer at Daylight Online, Nigeria writing on health, fashion, and relationships. Since 2010 she has worked as a freelance screen writer for 'Nollywood', Nigeria.

Latest posts by Stella-maris Ewudolu (see all)


Do you know more about this story? Leave a comment or email: feedback@aecnewstoday.com